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August Construction Employment Growth by States

NAHB’s analysis of August regional employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that states with the highest annual growth rates of total construction employment are Iowa (18.68%), Hawaii (12.25%), and Colorado (11.31%). The total number of workers in construction reached 6.7 million nationwide, up by 3.13% annually. At the same time, the largest construction jobs gains happened… Read More ›

Construction Employment Grows Faster in New England and the Pacific

According to the Regional and State Employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall construction employment is growing relatively faster in states in New England and the Pacific Division. The number of new residential housing starts depends on both supply and demand considerations. Housing demand supports rental and owner-occupied residential construction. However, housing supply is dependent, in part, on… Read More ›